30 September 2023 – Food manufacturers can now register online for the Excise Diesel Refund for Food Manufacturers Scheme (DRFMS).
See the online registration system (SARS Online Query System) here.
The DA 185 form needs to be completed before registering online, as it needs to be attached to the online registration.
The application to register as a refund user is therefor done on the DA 185 form accompanied by Annexure DA185.4A3 form. The form and supporting documents are to be submitted via the new SARS Online Query System (SOQS).
For assistance to complete the DA 185, DA185.4A3 or DA 66 forms, see the short tutorial videos on the SARS TV channel:
For more information on the refund item, see the click Diesel Refund Foodstuff Manufacturers scheme webpage.